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  • 4 May 2020
    Equipment, Innovation, Vessels

    Gulf Agency Company (GAC) has partnered with Singapore-based start-up F-drones to develop large-scale drones that can deliver up to 100kg of supplies over 100km to vessels and offshore platforms. The international ship agency said that testing was underway on F-drones’ 3rd prototype that is capable of handling items up to 5kg over 50km. Employment of drones […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Outlook & strategy, Technology, Vision

    With COVID-19 still a concern and climate change being a major talking point all around the world, drone operators and innovators are trying to test and push the limits of usefulness of drones in the offshore industry both here and now and in the future.

  • 23 September 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    With a budget of DKK 64 million (approx. EUR 8.6 million), the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) is leading a major research project involving five of the country’s universities which will set up two new drone laboratories in collaboration with HCA Airport in Odense. The new drone laboratories that will be established at the airport include a test laboratory equipped […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Are drones a game changer for last mile deliveries? Norway-based ships agency services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) believes they are. Here are several reasons why. Cost Efficiency Using drones, rather than launch boats can help reduce costs by up to 90% for vessel operators and ship managers. Wilhelmsen’s research shows that the cost of launch boats […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Researchers at Technical University of Denmark – DTU intend to develop a drone with magnetometers capable of mapping mines in former war zones, which could make demining more efficient and less dangerous. The project has received DKK 11 million from Innovation Fund Denmark. “The plan is for our drone and its unique magnetometer module to […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    BHP has started introducing drones into its ocean freight operations. 

  • 15 April 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Denmark would deploy a large drone to check emissions from ships in its waters.

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Classification society DNV GL has carried out its first offshore drone survey on the semi-submersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea. This 25,383 gross ton tender support vessel (TSV) is owned and operated by Prosafe, supporting Statoil’s drilling operations off the coast of Norway. Using camera-equipped drones, DNV GL’s drone pilots checked the TSV’s fairleads and their […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV) Ltd complete the second phase of a marine target drone programme with South Korea.  Following the initial phase, completed in November 2013, this second phase sees GigaRF take delivery of two further 9 metre marine target drones. The high speed drones will be used in the test and evaluation of a […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Tankers, part of Danish Maersk Group, has resorted to using drones to cut costs for deliveries at sea and has completed the first test drone delivery of urgent parcels to a vessel at sea near Kalundborg in Denmark. With the first delivery completed in late January, further tests will now follow before the new drones can become […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    K Line and Technos Mihara launch a project using drones for ship hull inspection and maintenance.

  • 20 December 2016
    Human Capital, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has teamed up with compatriot drone company Sky-Watch to develop a drone with magnetometers capable of mapping mines in former war zones, which will initially be used to identify potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the power cable routes of future offshore wind farms. Mines are usually made of magnetic steel, and the search […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    RS Aqua has partnered with SeaDrone to bring, as they call it, the world’s most cost effective high-performance micro ROV to the UK and Ireland. SeaDrone has designed, developed and manufactured the SeaDrone Inspector range since 2015. 2018 saw the launch of the SeaDrone inspector 3. SeaDrone’s Inspector 3 is a micro ROV specifically designed […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Equipment, Technology

    Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Singapore-based drone delivery provider F-drones, for last mile delivery of its 3D printed spare parts.

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norway-based ships agency services provider Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) revealed plans to launch drone deliveries to vessels. According to the company, drone technology has “obvious applications” in the shipping industry. “Whether in case of deliveries of critical documents or vital medical supplies, tank inspections, or monitoring cargo and stockpile levels, we believe semi-autonomous drone flights can […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ship classification society Korean Register (KR) is now conducting inspection services using drones, responding to the industry-wide trend to use more unmanned technology. Inspections are conducted onboard, in and around ships, and many of the inspected areas are high risk and difficult to access safely. As explained, the inspections will be carried out using drones […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DEME Group’s offshore wind division is looking into the possibility of using drones to inspect the foundations of the offshore wind turbines for corrosion.

  • 1 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    AkzoNobel, DroneOps and Barrier Group have partnered to develop drone technology for remote inspection of offshore wind farms as well as ballast water tanks on ocean going ships.

  • 1 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    AkzoNobel, DroneOps and Barrier Group have partnered to develop drone technology for remote inspection of offshore wind farms as well as ballast water tanks on ocean going ships.

  • 3 August 2017

    DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society’s first offshore drone survey on the semi-submersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea. This 25,383 GT tender support vessel (TSV) is owned and operated by Prosafe, supporting Statoil’s drilling operations off the coast of Norway. Using camera-equipped drones, DNV GL’s drone pilots checked the TSV’s […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    At the end of the last month, innogy sent a drone to inspect the blades on a turbine at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm for the first time.

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The pilot has an aim to gain experience in new technologies in nautical processes.